The Tigers used a pitching rotation of Brayden Fowler, Shane Boyer, Connor "CJ" Castorina, and Connor Tidd all of which threw strikes. The Tigers had a 2-1 lead into the top of the third inning but the Cubs bats came alive as they took a 4-2 lead which the host team could not over come.
Top hitters of the game were Dean Hopper going 2 for 2, Ryan Bradford hit a triple and Connor Tidd delivered a late in the game single to keep the Tigers hopes alive.
The BR Yankees traveled to Condon Park where they were hosted by the Grass Valley Cubs for a 7:30 game. Top hitters for Bear River were Logan Jenkins who went 2 for 2 while Peyton McGovern and Branden Sorenson hit doubles. Colton Jenkins and Justin Powell added singles in the loss.
The Yankees (1-3) have a tough game on Saturday at 7 pm when they host the top ranked Bear River Brewers (5-0). The win less Tigers (0-3) play the BR Athletics (3-0) also on Saturday at 1 pm.